Soil Arthropods Association in Decomposition Process

Farah Idayu, Suhaidi (2015) Soil Arthropods Association in Decomposition Process. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Forensic entomology is very important in conducting forensic investigation especially dealing with decomposed body of human or animals. Insects and other arthropods become indicators in determining the time of death. it is also essential to determine which arthropods presence in different types of soils investigates their role in each habitat. Therefore, over one month of arthropods collection were conducted in four different types of soil; laterite soils, sandy soils, peat soils and clay soils, to identify type of arthropods present in these soils and to compare the decomposition rate of chicken skull. Five samples of chicken skulls were buried at each site, collection of data were conducted every day for seven days. Ten different species of arthropods were collected throughout the study. Each site shows different collections which result in different decomposition rate on the chicken skull.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2015.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Forensic entomology, Arthropods, Decomposition, Soil
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Unai
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2020 02:37
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2020 02:37

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